The many faces of Vincent Colangelo, the convicted heroin and cocaine trafficker who decided he could make more money in the pill mill business, where authorities say he unloaded some 770,000 high-powered pain pills in a single year. Fort Lauderdale activist Cal Deal put together ... More >>
Warren Newell wants his conviction tossed.There's nothing quite so heartwarming as a convicted political felon crying foul and asking for his hard-earned bribes back. Two former Palm Beach County commissioners are fighting that fight, and their chutzpah is admirable.Warren Newell and Tony Masilot ... More >>
Warren Newell is misunderstood.Stick someone in a box for two and a half years and their imaginations are liable to run away with them.Take Warren Newell, the disgraced Palm Beach commissioner who was recently released from federal prison. In an interview conducted over the weekend with Laurel Sa ... More >>
Facebook.comMcAuliffe, on the war path.Palm Beach State Attorney Michael McAuliffe has attracted plenty of attention lately for his efforts to bust public corruption. He recently forced the resignation of the fourth county commissioner in four years to face criminal charges and created a Public C ... More >>
KoonsPalm Beach County Commissioner Jeff Koons today entered a guilty plea to extortion charges based on threatening a family that opposed the South Cove lagoon preservation project and using his political position to harass that family. In exchange for the plea, Koons won't have to serve time in ... More >>
Newell's official county commissioner headshotLook out, workforce. He's back.Warren Newell has made yet another awful, awful mistake.First, the former Palm Beach County commissioner pocketed half a million dollars in secret land deals. That's a no-no. In 2007, he pleaded guilty, earning himself f ... More >>
Former County Commissioner Mary McCarty and her colleagues had a slight spending problem.Beaches without life guards, higher bus fares, laid off county workers, a major tax hike. Such a dismal budget proposal is hardly shocking in a county that's drowning in a housing bust. But Palm Beach County's p ... More >>
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